Summit Media Group Establishes David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship

May 24, 2012
The Summit Media Group announces the establishment of an educational scholarship in memory of the founding publisher of Automation World magazine at the inaugural Automation Conference event (; the 2012 recipient is the Purdue Calumet University School of Technology.

When the founding publisher of Automation World magazine, David Harvey, passed away almost two years ago, his industry colleagues and co-workers wanted to find a way to honor him and his lifelong contributions to field he served for over three decades.  That wish has been fulfilled with the establishment of the David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is intended to assist future generations of automation professionals with tuition assistance. Funding for this year’s scholarship comes from Automation World magazine, and the twelve sponsors of Automation World’s new event, The Automation Conference. 

>> Lloyd Ferguson, managing partner, Summit Media Group and Jim Chrzan, Publisher, Automation World, announce the David A.Harvey scholarship, watch VIDEO

This year’s recipient is the Purdue Calumet University, School of Technology. The university will select a student or students seeking a degree within the Engineering Technology Department to receive financial support during the 2012 – 2013 academic year. The award will be announced at The Automation Conference, taking place May 22-23 at the Hilton Rosemont in Rosemont, IL.
Conference sponsors are: Lenze, UL LLC, Beckhoff, Bosch Rexroth, Festo, Moxa, Plex Systems, ZPI  Inc., CC Link, Eaton, Pro-face, and Kepware Technologies.

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